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Topic: Rolling-stock

NGR700 train in Queensland, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to modify NGR700 trains for Queensland

Bombardier Transportation has obtained a new order in Australia. The technology supplier will modify 75 electric six-car trains of the New Generation Rollingstock series (NGR700) in order to improve the fleet’s accessibility. The deal is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Belarusian sleeping cars, source: Belarusian Railway

Belarusian Railway purchases new sleeping cars

Belarusian Railway has announced public procurement proceeding to purchase 16 sleeping cars for the long-distance service. The delivery should be completed by the end of November. The rail operator also plans to acquire 14 additional...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
DB ICE4 train, source: Deutsche Bahn

CER approves policy priorities for 2019-2024

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has approved its policy agenda for 2019-2024. It includes five points that will define the development of the EU’s rail sector with 2.3 million employees and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bulgarian passenger car, source: Bulgarian State Railways (BDŽ)

Bulgarian Railways refurbishes passenger coaches

BDŽ Putnicheski Prevozi, a passenger branch of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDŽ), is upgrading its fleet. The rail operator has already refurbished 25 passenger coaches. By the year’s end, the company will be modernising 15...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
PKP Intercity dining car type 407A, source: H. Cegielski–Poznań

PKP Intercity invests in dining cars

Polish rolling stock manufacturer H. Cegielski–Poznań will convert 10 passenger coaches owned by the rail operator PKP Intercity into the dining cars. The deal costs more than 14.15 million Euros. The project is a part...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

ZSSK upgrades its fleet with home-produced trains

Slovak national passenger operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK) invests in upgrading its fleet. The company has already ordered 25 electric multiple units for 160 million Euros and 21 diesel trainsets for 71 million Euros. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Talgo train, source: Talgo

23 Talgo-made trains for Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has ordered 23 new long-distance trains to be produced by the Spanish manufacturer Talgo. The deal is worth 550 million Euros and includes an option for ordering another 77 trainsets. The first train...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Belarusian Flirt train, source: Stadler

Belarus acquires 10 home-produced Flirt trains

Belarusian Railway has concluded an agreement with Stadler’s local subsidiary for supplying 10 Flirt electric trains. The first five-car units will be delivered in late 2020. They will serve interregional lines connecting the capital of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler train in Apulia, source: Stadler

Stadler to supply more narrow-gauge trains to Italy

Swiss rolling stock producer Stadler will supply four three-car diesel trains to Italian railway operator Ferrovie Appulo Lucane (FAL). The vehicles will serve the 950-millimetre narrow-gauge routes in Apulia and Basilicata regions. The units worth...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko